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RN Clinical Lead Algonquin Immediate Care

Req #:  104151
Facility:  Sherman Hospital
Department:  Management/Supervisory
City:  Algonquin
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Sherman Hospital, a Magnet recognized hospital located in Elgin, Ill., is a 255-bed facility that features private patient rooms, a 15-acre geothermal lake, an advanced Emergency Department,  a free-standing Cancer Care Center, a spacious Family Birthing Center, a Heart & Vascular Center and more. Sherman also provides convenient, quality healthcare services at Sherman outpatient centers in Algonquin, Elgin, and South Elgin.


It’s more than a job, it’s a calling


Registered Nurse Clinical Lead:

  • Algonquin, IL
  • Shift: 6:45am-3:45pm Monday-Friday. Must be able to flex to PM shift  and Weekends on occassion when staffing dictates 
  • Full Time 80 Hours per pay period



To provide leadership to the Immediate Care Centers with accountability for the clinical operations in collaboration with the director, physicians, associates and all internal and external customers including patients/families. To provide accountable leadership to staff through coaching, mentoring, and role modeling to achieve the highest quality patient care in a safe, cost effective and customer focused environment. The RN clinical Lead demonstrates excellence in clinical practice, critical thinking and decision making. The RN Clinical Lead acts as a clinical expert and resource to clinical and non clinical staff. This position will work closely with the Director, Physician group and staff to optimize patient flow and improve patient care and education. The RN Clinical Lead will contribute to the growth of the medical practice by promoting the Advocate Experience.


  • Growth and Funding our Future
  • Supports initiatives that enhance practice growth as well as retention of existing patients under the direction of the manager and in collaboration with physician leadership
  • Fulfills additional job-related duties based on operational needs as directed by the manager and/or the director
  • Clinical Care and Health Outcomes
  • Provides support in the delivery of quality clinical care.
  • Works closely with healthcare team and physician to assure each patient visit is consistent with established guidelines and followed by the healthcare team.
  • Takes a lead role in assisting the clinical team to meet/exceed PI/KRA goals.
  • Assists physicians and associates in day to day operations
  • Patient Satisfaction and Operations
  • Collaborates with the director and physician leadership to maintain an environment that is patient centered as evidenced by the availability of open access including but not limited to the following: same day appointments, future appointments made, referrals made within the group, adherence to test result reporting guidelines, positive patient comments, and meeting/exceeding Key Result Area (KRA



  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing from accredited school of nursing
  • Current RN Licensure in State of Illinois
    5+ years nursing experience (preferably including charge nurse or other nursing unit leadership capacity)
  • Current CPR certification


Interpersonal/Technical Skills:

  • Good communication skills.
  • Proficient with keyboard and computers
  • Knowledge of OSHA, FMLA, ADA, DOT regulations, CDC guidelines, and Workman's Comp Laws
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work varying shifts any day of the week to meet needs of the site
  • Able to respond quickly to patient needs and work at a fast pace


Physical/Work environment:

  • Ability to work under stressful conditions and difficult situations
  • Ability to perform lifting/transfer activities relating to patient as needed,
    ability to stoop/bend
  • Work environment includes probability of exposure to adverse, hazardous
    materials while caring for the sick
  • Ability to assist in the evacuation of patients in the event of fire or other
  • Routinely works with potentially infectious specimens and patients
  • This position will recognize needs and behaviors of a variety of patient age
    groups i.e. understand child growth and development, normal pattern of
    adolescent behavior and look for normal signs of aging
  • Ability to travel to Advocate locations
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case by case basis
  • Ability to transport objects, patients, and equipment
  • Ability to assist in evacuation of patients in the event of a fire or other disaster
  • Work environment includes probability of exposure to adverse, hazardous, or unpleasant conditions while caring for the sick
  • Routinely works with potentially infectious specimens and patients
  • Ability to respond to patients in a timely manner and access all areas of the unit






About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago